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Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier....

From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee....

Head of failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox arrested
TOKYO (AP) -- The head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was arrested in Tokyo on Saturday on suspicion of inflating his cash account by $1 million, authorities said....

China's manufacturing shows zero growth in July
BEIJING (AP) -- China's manufacturing recorded no growth in July, in a sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy, according to data released by an industry group on Saturday....

Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy
NEW YORK (AP) -- As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth....

Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light....

US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks....

Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb's cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and capable of producing little, if any, grain....

Owners turning to auctions to sell their high-end properties
EDWARDS, Colo. (AP) -- Bob and Karin Weber built their dream home 14 years ago, creating an 11,000-square-foot mountaintop oasis. Now that the couple is in their 70s, they're ready to downsize and possibly move to nearby Vail....

Luxury Home Auctions Glance
Sales of luxury homes through auctions have steadily climbed since the economy started recovering, giving sellers an option outside of the traditional list-and-wait method....

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